Thursday, April 24, 2014 7 Wines the Went From Trendy to Taboo and Back

Start with the Chianti straw bottle - the fiasco - and go on to other wines that went from trendy to taboo and are now being rehabilitated. Check the link at

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In April Issue of Tasting Panel: Profile of Rueda and Its Verdejo

I'm very happy to be a new contributor to The Tasting Panel, a premier industry trade magazine. My first article is in the April issue, and the complete story can be accessed at beginning on page 96.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

In April Issue of Drinks Business: Urban Wineries Vacating Terroir To Follow Customers Back to Cities

Spring Issue of The Hunt Chimes With Romance in Vineyards Cover

A beautiful cover shot by Jim Graham makes our fancies turn to thoughts of spring - and love. "Romance Among the Graprevines" is one of three articles by me in my favorite regional magazine. Others are on the MidAtlantic Wine & Food Festival and Wild Gardens. Now at a newstand near you - if you live in Brandywine Country.

Drinks Magagazine Spring Issue Has Alsace Wine Article, Photos

I've never called myself a photojournalist. That's partly because the title implies being a photographer first and writer second. But I am a writer who often takes photos - and occasionally I even get paid more for the photography than for the writing. The two parts of reporting come together very well in words and in photos in my article in the current issue of Drinks magazine on the white wines of Alsace. Drinks - to which I've been a contributor for several years - is an excellent beverage publication that is custom printed for many fine wine shops. Find out more at